A workshop on falling, rolling, stillness, connecting through focus, counterbalance, lifting using minimal effort, centering and integration of breath, and being attentive to our partner(s) and surroundings, with Urban Bush Women’s Founder, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and dancers from the company. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
This annual dance concert highlights dance classics, creative innovation, and collaborations with artists from around the world. This year, the festival celebrates dance as cultural legacy and embodied storytelling, and features pieces from alumni of the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Showcasing striking, unexpected, and groundbreaking sounds, Bixiga is a brassy afrobeat orchestra bringing together an array of beats from Brazil’s musical palette to create a high-voltage live show that is not to be missed.
Legendary singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash hits the road with a full band and multimedia experience featuring music from her latest (and finest!) album. Part of FirstWorks’ Artistic Icons Series.
America’s greatest dancemaker is ever moving forward. Arguably the greatest living choreographer across the 20th and 21st centuries, he continues to create works that are vibrant, powerful, and thoroughly new.
TICKETS $28-150 (incl. $3 restoration fee)
Phone orders 401-421-ARTS
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS – Big Band Holidays
December 4, 2015 at The Vets
Ring in the season with a night of swinging holiday favorites, New Orleans inflections and jazzy good cheer featuring the vocal stylings of special guests Denzal Sinclaire and Audrey Shakir. Part of FirstWorks’ Artistic Icons Series.
AUREA ENSEMBLE – Chromatic Fantasy: The World of Čiurlionis
April 24, 2016 at RISD Auditorium
WORLD PREMIERE! Rhode Island’s own performance ensemble with a superb string quartet at its heart explores the intense cross-pollination of art, poetry and music at the turn of the 20th century.
Tickets: $20 advance; $25 at the door